Movers and shakers
- September 19, 2018
- Zygmunt Pizlo, cog sci, in Nature, Sep. 19, 2018
Although China leads the pack, fast-moving institutions are building their research
reputations the world over. … The University of California, Irvine (UCI) is North
America’s top rising star in the Nature Index, achieving 29.3% growth in its fractional
count over the past three years, with increases in all fields. … UCI has also invested
in recruitment. … The university’s strategic plan, released in 2016, set a target
to recruit 250 new faculty members by 2021, welcoming 57 in 2017 alone.
For the full story, please visit https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-06625-5?WT.feed_name=subjects_social-sciences.
Related News Items
- UCI graduate programs in political science and sociology make big leaps in latest U.S. News and World Report rankings
- UCI social sciences counts 27 faculty among world's top researchers
- UCI is No. 2 in nation for diversity in 2021 Wall Street Journal ranking
- UCI is No. 6 public university in Money's 'Best Colleges'
- UCI is No. 1 in nation among public universities for 'best value,' according to Forbes